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The Hour of the Pig (1993)

Drama | 117 minutes
3,05 10 votes

Genre: Drama / Mystery

Duration: 117 minuten

Alternative title: The Advocate

Country: United Kingdom / France

Directed by: Leslie Megahey

Stars: Colin Firth, Ian Holm and Donald Pleasence

IMDb score: 6,6 (2.160)

Releasedate: 25 September 1993


The Hour of the Pig plot

"The case is a dog. The defendant is a pig. And the law is an ass."

France in the 15th century. Young lawyer Richard Courtois decides to exchange bustling Paris for the quiet countryside. In a small town, he soon gets his hands on his first lawsuit. A pig is accused of murdering a boy. At that time, lawsuits against animals and their owners are commonplace. While investigating the pig's innocence, Richard soon becomes entangled in a web of mystery, political intrigue and sorcery.

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Richard Courtois


Seigneur Jehan d'Auferre

Magistrate Boniface

Jeannine Martin

Filette d'Auferre

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